HyperDic: pipe_dream

English > 1 sense of the expression pipe dream:
NOUNcognitionpipe dream, dreama fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe)
English > pipe dream: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe).
Example"I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe"
Synonymdream
Broaderfantasy, phantasyimagination unrestricted by reality
Spanishquimera, sueño del opio, sueño fantástico, sueño
Catalanquimera, somni

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